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Distinction:

Boston, Massachusetts, 1858-1860.
Classification: Builder

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Engraving of the factory exterior: Photograph from an archival source: The Tracker, Vol. 36, No. 4, 1992, pg. 17, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1859

October 30, 2004:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). —

Partnership of William Simmons and John Henry Willcox in Boston, Massachusetts, 1858-1860.

Staff: John Goujee; George L. Smith; W. I. White.

Sources:

  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 173.
  • Barbara Owen, The Organ in New England (Raleigh: Sunbury Press, 1979), 400.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 01, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 18 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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